id21 insights 72. The growing demand for livestock.

Abstract

As global demand for meat and milk increases, many policies focus on promoting international trade in livestock and livestock products. This issue of id21 insights asks how this affects the community-based livestock services that poor people use, and who will benefit from the expanding global markets? Topics briefly covered include: Women's ownership of livestock; NGOs support livestock-centred livelihoods; Veterinary medicine; How do higher meat and milk prices affect poor people?; The global livestock trade; Commercial destocking in Ethiopia; and Is pastoralism a viable livelihood option?

Citation

id21 insights 72, IDS, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 6 pp.

id21 insights 72. The growing demand for livestock.

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